Altoona Noon News & Features: Monday, March 26
Altoona is in the news all over cyberspace. We post links to the most noteworthy local stories every weekday in Noon News & Features.
Here is Monday's offering:
Three Dealers Arrested: A Huntingdon County man texted the driver who was late delivering 3,699 packets of heroin that could sell for $100,000 on the streets.
Dancer redirects academic focus to biology major: Not all college students have the drive that Maria Fusco of Altoona has, a Point Park University professor said.
Winter Heat: A mild winter and early spring-like weather produced mixed results for some area businesses.
Alvarez won't start in Triple A: Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez will start the season in the big leagues if he's healthy rather than go back to Triple-A, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.
PSU students march for Trayvon Martin: Students at Penn State Altoona walked as a tribute to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin whose killer has not been arrested due to Florida laws.